Indigenous Americans Book Lists

Adults

Native visionsShort nights of the Shadow CatcherPower in the bloodNative America and the question of genocideGrandmothers of the light : a medicine woman's sourcebookCrazy brave : a memoirThe redemption of Oscar WolfAwakening the fireNative AmericaConflict Resolution for Holy Beings: PoemsMochi's war : the tragedy of Sand CreekThe heart of everything that is : the untold story of Red Cloud, an American legendFlightBlasphemyAs the crow fliesMedicine walkHow the world moves : the odyssey of an American Indian familyAll Indians do not live in teepees (or casinos)The shape shifterJacksonlandWalking the clouds : an anthology of indigenous science fictionCode talker : the first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWIINative American classicsThe sonRez lifePrudenceBury my heart at Wounded KneeScalped : Rez BluesDeath on the greasy grassThe plague of dovesThe round houseBury my heart at Wounded Knee

 

 

Teens

If I ever get out of here : a novel with paintingsThe absolutely true diary of a part-time IndianMore than good enoughGrace and the GuiltlessDanny Blackgoat : rugged road to freedomDreaming in Indian : contemporary Native American voicesLone wolvesEverything breaksShadows cast by starsTraitor's sonMy name is not easyThe revenantDaughter of winterJim Thorpe : original All-AmericanBefore Columbus : the Americas of 1491

 

Kids

Explore Native American cultures!Trickster : Native American tales : a graphic collectionRed Bird singsOn the trail made of dawn : Native American creation storiesThirteen moons on turtle's backThe story of Jumping Mouse : a native American legendWritten in stoneThe boy & his mud horses : & other stories from the tipiBright path : young Jim ThorpeAmerican Indian myths and legendsThe Indian in the cupboardIndian school : teaching the white man's wayShadow Catcher : how Edward S. Curtis documented American Indian dignity and beautyKunu's basket : a story from Indian IslandThe return of the buffaloesIktomi and the ducks : a Plains Indian storyIsland of the Blue DolphinsLittle youFirefly nightThe rough-face girl